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Review questions – chapter 4 – Cognitive transitions Cognitive changes 1. What are the main changes in cognition in adolescence? 2. How does thinking of possibilities change between childhood and adolescence? What applications does this have for school subjects in adolescence? 3. What does thinking of possibilities have to do with hypothetical thinking? 4. What does an improved ability to think of abstract concepts have to do with puns, metaphors and analogies? What applications does this have for school subjects in adolescence? 5. What does improved ability to think of abstract concepts have for the types of subjects adolescents think about? 6. Explain what metacognition is. What are the consequences of improved metacognitive skills? 7. Explain what Elkind’s personal fable and imaginary audience are. 8. What does it mean that adolescents develop the ability to think in multiple dimensions? Explain to yourself with examples. How do understanding of sarcasm and double-entendres relate to this? 9.
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course 830 333 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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